Wynetta Dewis is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service (QIFVLS). Wynetta commenced with QIFVLS in 2011 in the role of Project Officer and, throughout the years, has moved through various positions within the organisation from Community Development Manager to General Manager, progressing to the role of Chief Executive Officer, which she has occupied for the past three years.
A proud Torres Strait Islander woman, Wynetta has family connections from Boigu Island and Horn
Island in the Torres Straits. Wynetta has over twenty years’ experience in management and project
management roles. Wynetta is the Chair of the National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services,
the national peak body for family violence prevention legal services, which QIFVLS is a member
Organisation, chairs Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Prevention Group established
through the Department of Justice and Attorney-General, is a member of the National Coalition of
Peaks; Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coalition (QATSIC) and the Joint Council
Representative for Queensland on Closing the Gap.